By Walter Dean Myers
David Curry does not understand what to make of his father, Reuben, whose violent out bursts and chilling nightmares torment his kin. His older brother, Tyrone, says Reuben is loopy. yet in recent times, even Tyrone isn't really performing like himself. Then David meets the mysterious Mr. Moses, who tells him that goals may be the single issues we've which are genuine. And it's Mr. Moses's present of desires that provides David a brand new technique to see inside of his father's stricken middle.
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Mama backed away. ” Reuben didn’t answer. He just looked down at the table and then, with one big swing, he knocked the coffeepot, the salt and pepper shakers, and his cup off the table. His coffee ran over the plastic tablecloth toward me and I stopped it with the tea towel. He grabbed his jacket off the chair and went out the door, slamming it hard behind him. Mama started picking up things from the floor and I started to help. “Be careful,” she said. ” I asked. “As okay as I get these days,” she said.
He just needs to get away from this neighborhood for a while,” she said. “When he goes to college, he’ll see a different kind of life and see what’s possible. ” I knew that wasn’t right, but it was what she had to say because she had just about as much bad stuff going on in her life as she could handle. In school they had told us what to do when we thought someone we knew was getting involved in drugs. We were supposed to tell a teacher or our parents. “And talk to the boy or girl you think might be using drugs,” the principal had said at assembly.
But I was fouled. Two shots. I missed the first one, then made the second. Overtime! 56 I went through the whole thing again. This time I missed both foul shots and sat down a little way from Mr. Moses. ” he asked. “Okay,” I said, surprised that he remembered my name. “How is life treating you, Mr. ” “Life is like a bowl of delicious black grapes,” Mr. Moses said. ” “Then you know that life is truly wonderful,” Mr. Moses said. ” I asked. ” He scratched at his chin and looked up in the air as if he was trying to figure out what he did.